Synergy has been awarded a unique program to support the U.S. Air Force (USAF) Rapid Sustainment Office (RSO). As the USAF progresses towards a cost-effective engineering mindset, opportunities to implement advanced technologies and Industry 4.0 technologies (e.g. additive manufacturing, advanced robotics, and cognitive computing) must be considered and evaluated to improve sustainment parts availability, reduce life cycle costs and increase weapon system readiness. Synergy will leverage knowledge, research, and experience working with leading innovators in the public and private sectors to create a balanced scorecard to develop a set of guiding principles for Industry 4.0 measurement and metrics within the USAF enterprise.
As the USAF deploys targeted Industry 4.0 technologies, the RSO is focused on accelerating scale-up of sustainment technologies. Synergy will architect a “Lighthouse Approach” to focus RSO technology transformation and scaling. Additionally, using agile software development, we will develop and deliver a beta version of the enterprise-level advanced manufacturing digital tool.